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BooksSeptember 22, 2018

Papercuts: Conversations with Friends


On this episode of Papercuts we delve into all the latest book news, deep dive into the Booker longlisted (update: and scandalously not shortlisted), Normal People and ask who the fuck is Bob Woodward. With a lot more book & non-book related recommendations included!

Check out the Booker Shortlist here! (Announced after recording)

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Laura’s spreadsheet of everything we’ve reviewed

Book news:
Swim by Avi Duckor-Jones
The Bed-Making Competition by Anna Jackson
National Writers Forum
– Lani Wendt Young
– Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia by Anita Heiss
– Tomorrow when the War Began by John Marsden

The Spinoff Book of the Week: The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke
Where the Rekohu Bone Sings by Tina Makereti

Unity Book of the Month:
Ants Among Elephants by Sujatha Gidla

Book reviews:
Normal People by Sally Rooney
Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
We Can Make a Life by Chessie Henry
Bluets by Maggie Nelson
“Les Bluets” article by Lydia Davis
The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson
On Being Blue by William H. Gass
Blue Nights by Joan Didion

Who the Fuck is? Bob Woodward
Fear by Bob Woodward

Non-Book reviews
Kiran: Academy Cinema There She Goes Festival
Wanda directed by Barbara Loden
Louisa: New Jack City
Jenna: The Ringer’s podcast about the shit storm Bachelor in Paradise

Keep going!